Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
. some of the companies that have already signed up in tech include auto desk, cbs interactive. deloit at or about. jawbone, ja goil. linkedin. julia, tril -- zeus and swrenga and there are representatives of those companies here and i want to give them a round of applause. [applause] these are the first of the 350 that will be participating and we are very, very proud to be part of the tech sf team and with that i would like to introduce andrew lindy of jawbone. [applause] >> thanks ron. it really is a pleasure to be before all of you today and a representative of jawbone. jawbone for those don't know has been a resident of san francisco for over ten years while we are very much in the start up stage we are a long-term resident to the city and committed to the city in building products here and as well as employing san francisco residents. we are one of 350 companies in sf city. ron mentioned the commitment of sf city to san francisco and to jobs in san francisco and jawbone is certainly a part of that. i could go on about how cool our products are and how great the jam box is.
Dec 1, 2012 2:30am PST
gladys real estate and cb ellis try to rent the space out. i had one offer from a company called cheaper cigarette. and because of my neighborhood, because i get involved in other neighborhood groups, i could not lease that space out to a cigarette vendor. and, so, i've had no other offers in that many years. and then i've had no offers for the last three years since that offer and it's just sitting there vacant. i did, even before the fire, i did know there was a need for a community room on west portal avenue, not only for the merchants, but for the greater west portal neighborhood association was looking at a space their board can meet at. and i also offered that space to other community groups who do need that. and we set up a set of guidelines that we submitted to planning. i've done extensive community outreach with both the west portal merchants, the greater west portal neighborhood association. i've sat down with numerous individuals one on one and i've gotten no opposition personally to myself on this project. so, i'm respectfully asking that you approve my conditional use appli